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Table 1 Locations in which visceral leishmaniasis (VL) outbreak investigations were conducted, Bihar, 2017–2019

From: Visceral leishmaniasis outbreaks in Bihar: community-level investigations in the context of elimination of kala-azar as a public health problem

District Block VL incidence, 2009–2011a Villages investigated Village population
Total N VL casesb
Endemic blocks    Villages in endemic blocks   
 Muzaffarpur Paroo 6.19  Pandey 3258 11
 Purnia Banmanhki 6.76  Binowagram 2971 34
 Purnia Bhawanipur 4.29  Bhamath 1379 3
 Purnia Krityanand Nagar 6.36  Pansohi 209 9
 Saharsa Mahishi 6.65  Thanwar 1757 4
 Saharsa Nauhatta 4.25  Rasalpur 2380 15
 Saran Dariyapur 2.77  Jitwarpur 3044 25
 Sitamarhi Dumra 2.01  Chakka Majhauliya, Chakka Rasalpur, Panapur 545 31
Newly affected blocks   Villages in newly affected blocks  
 Nawada Kashichak 0.05  Kashichak, Lal Bigha 2692 66
 Sheikhpura Sheikhpura 0.90  Kosra 2435 74
  1. aMean annual VL incidence in cases per 10,000 population from 2009 to 2011. Data prior to 2009 not available at the block level
  2. bCumulative number of VL cases in the study population, 2012 to 2019
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